Product Development Engineer (Optics, Opto-mechanics)
Posted on: January 10, 2022
KLA is a global leader in diversified electronics for the
semiconductor manufacturing ecosystem. Virtually every electronic
device in the world is produced using our technologies. No laptop,
smartphone, wearable device, voice-controlled gadget, flexible
screen, VR device or smart car would have made it into your hands
without us. KLA invents systems and solutions for the manufacturing
of wafers and reticles, integrated circuits, packaging, printed
circuit boards and flat panel displays. The innovative ideas and
devices that are advancing humanity all begin with inspiration,
research and development. KLA focuses more than average on
innovation and in 2019 we invested 15% of sales back into R&D.
Our expert teams of physicists, engineers, data scientists and
problem-solvers work together with the world's leading technology
providers to accelerate the delivery of tomorrow's electronic
devices. Life here is exciting and our teams thrive on tackling
really hard problems. There is never a dull moment with us.
With over 40 years of semiconductor process control experience,
chipmakers around the globe rely on KLA to ensure that their fabs
ramp next-generation devices to volume production quickly and
cost-effectively. Enabling the movement towards advanced chip
design, KLA's Global Products Group (GPG), which is responsible for
creating all of KLA's metrology and inspection products, is looking
for the best and the brightest research scientist, software
engineers, application development engineers, and senior product
technology process engineers. The Broadband Plasma Division (BBP)
provides market-leading patterned wafer optical inspection systems
for leading-edge IC manufacturing. Logic, foundry, and memory
customers depend on BBP products to detect yield-critical defects
for process debug and excursion monitoring at advanced process
nodes. BBP flagship products include the 29xx and 39xx series which
leverage Broadband Plasma technology to capture a wide range of
defects with ultimate sensitivity at the optical inspection speeds
needed for inline defect monitoring.
The selected Product Development Engineer will work within the
Broadband Plasma products. This role will involve requirements
analysis, system design and testing of complex inspection systems
using expertise from multiple technical disciplines. The selected
Work with marketing and engineering teams to define system
architecture, and create and execute test plans to validate system
Collaborate with functional groups to define and review designs to
solve customer problems.
Support internal and external customers in implementing processes
to build and use the tool effectively and solve intricate problems
to optimize tool performance.
Occasional travel will be required
Strong background in engineering or the physical science and
demonstrated analysis and problem-solving skills
Strong diagnostic and troubleshooting skills in optics,
opto-mechanics, and motion control systems
Understanding of Optical, Electromechanical and Software systems
and their interactions in the context of complex industrial
equipment is a plus.
Familiarity with scientific and statistical analysis tools and SW
tools such as Matlab, JMP, Zemax and LabView is beneficial.
Experience with scripting languages, such as Python, is a plus
Enthusiastic communicator to provide detailed guidance to
colleagues to solve problems, and technical summaries for internal
and external customers.
Familiarity with image analysis methods is nice plus.
Doctorate (Academic) OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 2 years of experience
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We offer a competitive, family friendly total rewards package. We
design our programs to reflect our commitment to an inclusive
environment, while ensuring we provide benefits that meet the
diverse needs of our employees.
KLA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not
discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national
origin, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual
orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status
or any other status protected by applicable law. We will ensure
that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided
reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or
interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to
receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
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